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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Torment" by William Dudley Pelley (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 February 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Maurice Tourneur Productions
Copyright Date:
21 February 1924
Copyright Number:
LP19939
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,442
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Count Boris escapes from Russia during the Revolution with the crown jewels, intending to use them to aid his starving countrymen. Three international crooks--Carstock, Hansen, and Fogarty--plan to steal the jewels, but Hansen meets Marie en route to Yokohama and decides to go straight. They are all engulfed, including Boris, by an earthquake and trapped in a bank vault. Boris is slain. Hansen gets the jewels, which he promises to use helping the poor. He and Marie are rescued, and they plan to ... +


Count Boris escapes from Russia during the Revolution with the crown jewels, intending to use them to aid his starving countrymen. Three international crooks--Carstock, Hansen, and Fogarty--plan to steal the jewels, but Hansen meets Marie en route to Yokohama and decides to go straight. They are all engulfed, including Boris, by an earthquake and trapped in a bank vault. Boris is slain. Hansen gets the jewels, which he promises to use helping the poor. He and Marie are rescued, and they plan to marry. +

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